For Community Action Agencies:
CAA Salary and Benefits Survey Report
CAA Board Members Toolkit Developed for Cal/Neva on an OCS contract.
ROMA: Results Oriented Management and Accountability - ROMA: Results Oriented Management and Accountability workbook free download!
Monitoring for Change publication outlines some basic principles of monitoring, looks at the monitoring report from the perspective of the monitor and the monitoree, and identifies processes which should ensure that proper results are obtained from monitoring.
Strategic Planning Retreat for CAAs
Manuals Prepared for NACAA on OCS Contracts. The NACAA Manuals page also includes Disaster Relief publication.
CSBG. Access Reports from the CSBG National Reporting System 1982–1986. These are the earliest reports from the National Voluntary Reporting System (NVRS) and CSBG Information System (CSBG-IS). The CSBG page also includes information re: The OCS Project to Develop a 21st Century Model to End Poverty and National Conversation on Poverty and Economic Security (NCPES).
Eighteen Principles for Effective Leadership (free publication). This publication incites action by providing members of the board with the theoretical framework for running the agency. It includes sample policies divided into four areas of board responsibility. It introduces the technology of Policy Governance for nonprofit organizations as conceived and practiced by John Carver, Ph.D. This paper summarizes the salient principles which characterize excellence in governing an organization.
Opinion Papers by Jim Masters. Click on the link to access the Opinion Papers and Book Reviews by Jim Masters in Microsoft Word format.
OEO and CSA Instructions and Documents. OEO and CSA Instructions and Documents, 1964-1981 in PDF format, some in .doc/x